Posts Tagged ‘C-DIff’

DFWHC Foundation has launched its C-diff public awareness campaign

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, which unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region, has launched its fall 2014 public awareness campaign about “C-diff,” a type of acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria. The bacterial infection, which is linked to 20,000 deaths in the U.S. […]

Burgeoning C. diff project detailed in DMN

The Clostridium Difficile (C. diff) initiative, guided by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation) and the UNT Health Science Center, was detailed today in a health blog posted by Leslie Barker on The Dallas Morning News website. The C. diff awareness initiative received a boost last week when Agency Creative was chosen to […]

DFWHC Foundation taps Agency Creative for infection awareness campaign

The Dallas-­‐Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC) has selected Agency Creative to launch an integrated infection awareness campaign in the Metroplex area. DFWHC Foundation is a Las Colinas-­based healthcare association that partners with North Texas hospitals in a collaborative alliance to advocate with state and local governments and to inform the community on important health […]

Why are we still talking about washing hands?

I recently attended a conference of primarily healthcare workers at a conference center. In the bathroom, I observed many washing their hands appropriately after using the bathroom, but I also observed too many “blessing” their hands. By blessing, I mean turning on the water, getting the finger tips damp, turning off the water and leaving-touching […]